Joy Abiye wins Lagos Women Run 2021 marathon, gets N1million prize

“I’m so grateful I came first in this edition, I worked hard for this and I’m glad it turned out well, so I give thanks to God Almighty.

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Ondo’s Joy Abiye wins Lagos Women Run 2021

Joy Abiye of Ondo state returned a time of 33:41:4 to win the just concluded 10km Lagos Women Run 2021 in Lagos, receiving a cash prize of N1 million.

In its 6th edition, the marathon saw no fewer than 50,000 women from all over the world register.

The race flagged off at exactly 7.00 a.m. at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, and culminated at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos Island.

Commenting, the winner of the marathon, Ms Abiye said, “I’m so grateful I came first in this edition, I worked hard for this and I’m glad it turned out well, so I give thanks to God Almighty.

She commended “the organisers and the sponsors, indeed, it has been a worthwhile experience I hope to come back stronger next year.”

Mary Osagie of Edo state came second with a time of 34:06:03, while Haruna Hawa of Lagos state came third with a time of 34:33:06.

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Ms Osagie was awarded ₦500,000, while Ms Hawa received ₦300,000 for coming third.

Other participants were awarded consolation prizes by the sponsors and certificates of participation.

Tayo Popoola, the General Coordinator, for the marathon, thanked the Lagos state government for being “rock solid behind us.”

(NAN)

 

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